Match Trading® is grant funding that pound-for-pound matches an increase in income from trading. Pioneered by the School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) in 2017, Match Trading rewards sales growth, incentivising social organisations to strengthen their trading base so that they can build stronger futures.
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Just Foundations Initiative (JFI) is a group of Chief Executives working in UK foundations. We come together in a personal capacity. Our monthly meetings enable us to exchange experience, ideas and challenges so that we best advance racial justice in our foundations and the sector more broadly.
Our meetings are also a space where we support and challenge each other and exchange ideas for action. We publish notes of our meetings as part of our accountability.
Aims and activities
Building on the promise many funders made to stand by the sector in response to Covid-19, a community of grant-makers are adopting eight commitments to more open and trusting practices that make life easier for those they fund.
The eight commitments are:
The Christian Funders’ Forum is a group of executives of grant-making trusts and foundations. Members of the forum grant more than £30 million a year to Christian work.
The National Advice Funders Network is made up of:
The OWL Collaboration was devised as an immediate response to the trauma experienced by young people during Covid-19, including mental health issues, domestic abuse and adverse effects to their social development, school achievement and future job prospects.
The movement is an opportunity for people working in grant giving to collaborate. Together, we seek to challenge the status quo on issues such as where endowments are invested, where power lies, systems change and the role of philanthropy in tackling some of society’s most pressing problems. Ultimately, it’s about joining up and improving grant-making from within.
Conversation: We exist to connect grant makers and to facilitate meaningful discussion around the challenges in our sector.
ACF networks provide members with an opportunity to connect with each other, discuss a variety of topics and share best practice and learning.
Members of the Asylum, Refugee and Migration network are able to:
"The starting point for the collaboration will simply be for funders to share their insight and priorities relating to their older people work. It is hoped that this will be the foundation of further collaboration, whatever that may look like.
Justice Together is a funder collaboration launched in 2020 with a decade-long vision to ensure that people who use the UK immigration system can access justice fairly and equally.
It aims to build a collaborative partnership that will combine lived and learned experience, frontline evidence and influencing to work towards achieving the following outcomes: